6 months ago

We promised to stay focused on island hotels last time, so here's the Bay View at Hewes Point. It's smaller than the Ryder's Cove hotel, but also appears toh ave started life as a house and been ... See more

7 months ago

Spring seems a bit nearer - a much anticipated event for ages and ages. Here's a little John Greenleaf Whittier from 1887:

And not less fair the winding ways
Of Casco and Penobscot Bays
They seek ... See more

8 months ago

Since everyone seems to be having fun with the Seaside Hotel at Ryder's Cove, here's another view. We're looking roughly southwest, and the big verandas are crowded with people. We've been struck by ... See more

8 months ago

A wonderful photo of Islesboro's first hotel, the long gone Seaside Hotel at Ryder's Cove. The Ryder family started hosting guests (largely from Bangor) in their house and later built the large ... See more

8 months ago

Another connected farm house. This one is identified in our records as William Farnsworth's house, later owned by J.P. Miller. The house burned, and Mildred Hale acquired the land. I like the shallow ... See more

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